progestagen

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progestagen (plural progestagens)

  1. (biochemistry, steroids) The steroid hormone progesterone.
  2. (biochemistry, steroids) Any of a class of synthetic hormones which produce effects similar to progesterone (the only natural progestagen) and have antiestrogenic and antigonadotropic properties.

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